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Junior Division Application Guide
Junior Division applicants are students in grades 6-8, generally middle school. 
Required Items for Application Packet:
1. Tidewater Science & Engineering Fair Application (3 pages).
2. TEAM Projects Sheet & Media Release Form for each team member.
3. Abstract.
4. Research Plan.
5. Bibliography with 3 major sources.
Additional forms may be required if your research topic involves any of the topics listed below.  Please review the list carefully, and work closely with your Adult Sponsor to ensure that all of the appropriate paperwork is completed prior to starting your experiment. In addition to the forms listed beside each bullett, you will need to complete ISEF forms 1A and 1B. ISEF forms can be found at http://www.societyforscience.org/isef.
  • Human Subjects (surveys, etc.)* (requires IRB approval – complete ISEF Form 4 and Informed Consent Forms for each participant)
  • Vertebrate Animals* (requires SRC approval – complete ISEF Form 5a or 5b)
  • Hazardous Chemicals* (see page 18 of the ISEF Rules Handbook) 
  • Potentially Hazardous Biological Agents* (Microorganisms, human/animal tissue, recombinant DNA) (requires ISEF Form 6a or 6b)


Lisa Field,
Aug 15, 2016, 9:11 AM